Grade I winner Quality Road , who was retired from racing after running in the Breeders’ Cup Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs Nov. 6, will be available for inspection from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Ky., through Nov. 14. The farm’s other stallions also will be available for inspection.
Four-year-old Quality Road (Elusive Quality --Kobla, by Strawberry Road) arrived at Lane’s End Nov. 8. The Virginia-bred won or placed in a dozen of 13 starts and earned $2,232,830 while racing as a homebred for Edward P. Evans.
Quality Road captured the BlackBerry Presents the 58th Running of the Florida Derby (gr. I) and the Donn Handicap (gr. I), both at Gulfstream Park and both in track-record time. He also set a track record in the Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga.
Quality Road also won the Woodward Stakes (gr. I), the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I), the Fountain of Youth Stakes (gr. II), and the Hal’s Hope Stakes (gr. III). He placed in three grade I stakes, including this year’s Whitney Handicap (gr. I).